Red Tailed Fleshfly

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Zoology
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Red Tailed Fleshfly

Red Tailed Fleshfly

Sarcophaga Haemorrhoidalis

The red-tailed fleshfly is a type of fly that primarily feeds on waste and flesh, making it a huge boon to most forensic entomologists.

Gender Difference?The only difference between gendersis that femaleshave a thickerabdomen.

Forensic Importance:Forensic scientists use this fly primarily to identify time of death and to identify any unusual chemicals or drugs in the deceased.

Hosts:Lesser house fly larvae, blow fly larvae, grasshopper nymphs, egg deposits, and decaying flesh are common hosts of flesh flies.

Arrival Time: Flesh flies usually arrive at a freshcorpse within 24hours of death.


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